Louise Pentland

Non-executive director


Louise (51) was appointed to the Board on 1 November 2022, and as Chair of the Remuneration Committee on 1 Janaury 2024. 

Other current roles

Louise chairs our Remuneration Committee, is Chief Counsel for the Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment of The Walt Disney Company, and a non-executive director of Hitachi, Ltd and Pacific Mutual Holding Company.

Skills and contribution

Louise brings significant legal and regulatory experience from FinTech, technology and digital industries, and also has listed non-executive boardroom experience. Having spent many years as a senior executive at leading global technology companies, Louise has a deep understanding of business, law, human resources (including remuneration committee management), leadership, innovation and culture.


Louise was most recently Executive Vice President and Senior Adviser to the CEO at PayPal Holdings, Inc. Responsibilities included leading its legal and regulatory requirements across all markets working with international regulators, overseeing PayPal's ESG strategy and impact, running the Human Resources function and leading intellectual property and innovation activities. Prior to PayPal, she held a wide range of senior roles at Nokia Corporation, and had also spent time at Avon Cosmetics following qualification as a solicitor.

Experian Board committees

  • Audit Committee
  • Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Remuneration Committee